- Carbon Dioxide Breaks 800,000 Year RecordNOAA — For 800,000 years before the twentieth century, carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere never exceeded 300 parts per million. Then the Industrial Revolution began, and modern human civilization started burning through millions of years of fossilized carbon in the geological blink of an eye. NOAA scientists reported that in March 2015 the monthly […]
- 12.5 Million Dead Trees in CaliforniaCALIFORNIA — In a survey conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, they found the severe drought in California has caused the death of over 12 million trees. California is in its third year of drought. In 2014, a large increase in tree mortality was observed, especially in the Central Coast and Southern Sierra Ranges. Ground […]
- DesalinationSan Diego County — As drinking water becomes scarcer, desalination will become a rising trend. California is experiencing an extended drought. Now, San Diego County is building a $1 billion desalination plant. “It was not an easy decision to build this plant,” said Mark Weston, chairman of the agency that supplies water to San Diego […]
- Carbon Dioxide Breaks 800,000 Year Record
- CLEAN AIR Force wins EPA Community Action AwardBy Elena Craft, PhDCongratulations to the CLEAN AIR Force of Central Texas Clean Air Partners Program! They received the 2015 Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence Award in the Community Action category. The Clean Air Excellence Awards Program recognizes and honors outstanding innovative efforts to help make progress in achieving cleaner air. Awards are given […]
- Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 22, 2015Levee group publishes first report By Meredith Burns, Daily Comet. May 21, 2015 "The Coastal Louisiana Levee Consortium published its first report last week to provide information on building levees and related policies.The report includes South Lafourche Levee District’s guide to build affordable levees, a paper from North Lafourche Levee District Executive Director Dwayne Bourgeois […]
- Conservation Groups Commend Congressional Funding of Louisiana Coastal Restoration ProjectsMay 21, 2015
- CLEAN AIR Force wins EPA Community Action Award
- April 2015 National OverviewPlease see April 2015 National Overview report for more information.
- April 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see April 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- April 2015 DroughtPlease note that the values presented in this report are based on preliminary data. They will change when the final data are processed, but will not be replaced on these pages.
- April 2015 National Overview
- NASA soil moisture mission begins science operationsNASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed has begun science operations. Launched Jan. 31 on a minimum three-year mission, SMAP will help scientists understand links among Earth's water, energy and carbon cycles; reduce uncertainties in predicting climate; and enhance our ability […]
- NASA soil moisture mission begins science operations
- Satellite Eyes on Typhoon DolphinWhile RapidScat measured the strength of Typhoon Dolphin’s winds, CloudSat captured a rare glimpse inside the storm’s eye.
- Satellite Eyes on Typhoon Dolphin
Tag Archives: White-Nose Syndrome
By admin | Published: February 17, 2012
“We have found sick, dying and dead bats in unprecedented numbers in and around caves and mines from New Hampshire to Tennessee. In some hibernacula, 90 to 100 percent of the bats are dying.” White-Nose Syndrome: A Devastating Disease of North American Bats Current News See map at bottom of page White-nose syndrome spreads in […]